Monthly Archives: October 2015


Herbal Cold Care

With winter on its way it's time to prepare for what usually comes with it. Runny noses, coughs, congestion, all the not so fun stuff that being cooped up indoors has to offer. I'll bet you can remember your Mom slathering you up with Vick's Vapor Rub when you were a kid, I know I [...]

By | October 25th, 2015|Herbs, Home Apothecary|Comments Off on Herbal Cold Care

Making Homemade Saurkraut

Growing up with a full blooded German Grandfather in the house, I have eaten my share of saurkraut, but only in the last couple of years have I learned how to make it myself. Let me tell you, the store bought stuff doesn't hold a candle to homemade! Not only does it taste great, it [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|Clean Eating, The Kitchen|Comments Off on Making Homemade Saurkraut

New Roads Ahead

To say I'm excited would be an understatement!  The time is finally here to launch my website, something I've been dreaming of for ages! 10 months ago, I began entertaining the idea of starting a blog. I tossed the idea around for quite awhile, I had a friend, a fellow Mom and homeschooler who was [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Inspiration|4 Comments

DYI Instant Oatmeal

Did you know there is a healthier version of those yummy little oatmeal packets from the store? Yes it true! You can still have the convenient little packets but without as much sugar and you get to customize the ingredients to suit your needs. I don't have a lot of kids left at home, just one actually, but [...]

By | October 10th, 2015|Clean Eating, Homemaking, The Kitchen|Comments Off on DYI Instant Oatmeal

Natural Fall Cleaning

The time has come at our house to do some Fall cleaning. To me it's not as much fun as Spring cleaning, simply because we all know whats coming next, right? Yep, Old Man Winter is right around the corner. Soon the windows will be covered in plastic and everything sealed up. My husband is [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|Homemaking, The Kitchen|1 Comment

Marvelous Comfrey

A few years ago a friend gave me a comfrey plant to transplant in my garden. At the time I had no idea what an amazing, valuable plant this would prove to be! Comfrey is a perennial herb that grows 3 - 4 feet high, and spreads readily all over your garden if you don't [...]

By | October 4th, 2015|Herbs, Home Apothecary|Comments Off on Marvelous Comfrey